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BT launching BT Sport Ultra HD, with a new UHD YouView set-top box

BT launching BT Sport Ultra HD, with a new UHD YouView set-top box

By 9 June 2015

BT Sport has confirmed that it will be bringing 4K sport to your TV in August 2015. Alongside a number of announcements, BT confirmed that a new channel, appropriately called BT Sport Ultra HD will be launching in August. At the same time, it's confirmed... >>

Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV
3.5 out of 5

Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV

By 11 May 2015

The Nexus Player is Google's set-top box. Built by Asus and announced alongside the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, the Nexus Player brings Android Lollipop to your TV. It acts as a bridge, giving Google an avenue to providing content for your TV and leverages... >>

Netflix button to appear on more remotes soon: Samsung, Sony, LG and more onboard

Netflix button to appear on more remotes soon: Samsung, Sony, LG and more onboard

By 1 April 2015

Netflix has officially announced that a dedicated Netflix button will be appearing on most remote controls soon. Smart connected TVs, set-top boxes, Blu-ray players and more that are able to access Netflix will soon be just a button press away. While... >>

YouView from BT DB-T2200 mini box review: Ideal for your second TV
4 out of 5

YouView from BT DB-T2200 mini box review: Ideal for your second TV

By 19 February 2015

There's a new YouView from BT set top box in town, offering the smart TV platform for less of your cash.  However, the new DB-T2200 box strips out some of the connections and features found in the higher-spec DTR-T2100, but allows you to get YouView... >>

Sky lets slip updated Now TV box due later this year

Sky lets slip updated Now TV box due later this year

By 4 February 2015

Sky has let slip that it will be releasing a new Now TV box later this year. The announcement appeared in Sky's business results that were shown off this morning. Very little detail has been announced at this stage but it's clear from the information... >>

Apple TV vs Amazon Fire TV: What’s the difference after using each for months?

Apple TV vs Amazon Fire TV: What’s the difference after using each for months?

By 9 December 2014

So...you're thinking about buying a set-top box but feel stuck between what Apple and Amazon both have to offer. We understand. It's a difficult decision to make. Which device provides access to the most amount of movies and TV shows and apps and games?... >>

EE TV review: A revelation for screens big and small
4.5 out of 5

EE TV review: A revelation for screens big and small

By 5 December 2014

EE, the mobile network operator and internet provider, has always included entertainment as part of its offering, from movies to cinema tickets. With EE TV, the company makes a bigger play for home entertainment, offering a greater incentive to opt for... >>

Amazon Fire TV review
4 out of 5

Amazon Fire TV review

By 24 October 2014

When we first encountered the Amazon Fire TV and wrote our original review, it was a US product only. Since then though it has made it onto the UK market too and, with hindsight and time on its side, the UK version has implemented some of the things missing... >>

What is EE TV and why is it worthy of sitting under your TV?

What is EE TV and why is it worthy of sitting under your TV?

By 8 October 2014

EE has just announced a hardware release aimed at transforming your living room into the centre of your media home. EE TV is a set-top box that not only offers Freeview but also catch-up services and more. EE is focused on offering an experience for the... >>

EE launches YouView-like set-top box named EE TV, stream shows to your mobile

EE launches YouView-like set-top box named EE TV, stream shows to your mobile

By 8 October 2014

EE, the network operator, has today announced a new piece of hardware today - a set-top box named EE TV. EE TV is a bit like YouView, the box used by BT and TalkTalk. EE's Orange in France already has a set-top box which is provided with partners Netgem.... >>